Summer Salad with Ricotta

Summer Salad with Ricotta

2 tablespoons lemon juice 1/4 cup olive oil 2 cups heirloom cherry tomatoes, halved if large 2 peaches, peeled and cut into 8 wedges each 1/2 cup corn kernels 1 jalapeno, thinly sliced 2 tablespoons chopped tarragon leaves 1 cup ricotta Salt to taste In a bowl, whisk together the lemon juice and olive oil. […]

Cruel and unusual weather

By Nancy Black When it’s 98 degrees outside and you feel cool, you know you’re in Texas. I actually put on a sweater last Tuesday night because of the lovely chill in the air. It was 83 degrees at the time. I do not do heat well. I’m not very good during extreme cold spells […]

Local actor brings iconic role to life at Firehouse

Local actor brings iconic role to life at Firehouse

By Shari Goldstein Stern Max Swarner is a gifted actor with a natural ability to transform himself into roles as challenging as Jesus Christ in “Godspell,” as demanding as Tony in “West Side Story,” and as playful as Professor Harold Hill in “The Music Man,” (TMM) now in a run at Firehouse Theatre through Sunday, […]

Beer Garden party celebrates six years

Beer Garden party celebrates six years

Lakewood Brewing Company (LBC) opened its doors in North Texas six years ago, and is throwing a huge celebration party for the community. Everyone is invited to Lakewood’s Taproom & Beer Garden on Saturday, Aug. 4 from Noon to 8 p.m. to enjoy a full day of beer, food, games and live entertainment. Performing on […]

Killer whales? No. Killer humans the problem

Killer whales? No. Killer humans the problem

By Naïma Hill For seven days now, a killer whale off the coast of Washington has been carrying her dead baby. My heart breaks along with everyone else around the world watching. On July 24 the mother gave birth to her baby who lived for 30 minutes. The baby was a southern orca endangered species, […]

Tietze Park transforms into learning zone

Tietze Park transforms into learning zone

Lakewood’s Tietze Park is becoming a Tinkergarten during the month of August. At Tinkergarten, families meet outdoors to connect and learn through play. In this free event, Tinkergarten Leader Emmaline Rosenthal will facilitate an expert-designed play scenario, allowing children of various ages and needs to explore, problem solve, communicate, collaborate and create together. Registration is […]

Big Tex ready for People’s Choice Awards

Big Tex ready for People’s Choice Awards

By Karissa Condoianis Calling all Fair-food fanatics out there — the time is finally here! Tickets are now available for purchase to the 14th Annual Big Tex Choice Awards. Fans will soon have the chance to serve as taste-testers for the 10 finalists in the Fair’s coveted culinary competition. This will also give guests a […]

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Workshop set for fall vegetable gardening

By Juliette Coulter   The Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden announces that the Founders Garden Club of Dallas will present a workshop entitled “Everything You Wanted to Know About Fall Vegetable Gardening” on Saturday, July 28 from 9 a.m. to 3:30 p.m. in Rosine Hall with a tour of A Tasteful Place following the session. […]

Everyone’s favorite action hero is back in ‘M:I – Fallout’

Everyone’s favorite action hero is back in ‘M:I – Fallout’

By Chic DiCiccio     In “Mission: Impossible – Fallout,” Tom Cruise hangs from a helicopter, leaps from one London rooftop to the next, and goes full throttle on a motorcycle around the Arc de Triomphe. Please keep in mind it’s all being done by a 56-year-old human being who carries this entire movie franchise […]

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